Ryanair extended the deadline for its offer for Aer Lingus to Dec. 4 from Nov. 13 as it conceded that fewer than 0.1% of EI shareholders have accepted its €2.80 ($3.60) per share bid. The LCC said that "valid acceptances of the offer had been received in respect of 504,994 Aer Lingus Shares," representing about 0.095% of the issued share capital. EI urged its shareholders earlier this month to take no action on the offer (ATWOnline, Nov. 6). Ryanair said the deadline for it to raise ...

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